Gigaflops



[gig-uh-flops, jig‐] /ˈgɪg əˌflɒps, ˈdʒɪg‐/

noun
1.
a measure of computer speed, equal to one billion floating-point operations per second.
gigaflop
(gĭg’ə-flŏp’)
A measure of computing speed equal to one billion floating-point operations per second.

unit
(GFLOPS) One thousand million (10^9) floating point operations per second.
One of them is strictly “one gigaflops” in the same way that one mile per hour isn’t 1 MP.
See prefix.
(1998-04-19)

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